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Elaine's Decorative Arts is a reflection of over 60 years of experience in custom furniture finishing and gilding. I had the good fortune of studying and apprenticing under a true master, my father John Certa, an artisan and furniture finisher who continues to work for top designers in New York and the Metropolitan area. I am proud to follow in his footsteps, continuing our family tradition of hand finishing and gilding.

I am pleased that my work is attracting top designers, being displayed in numerous designer show houses including Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, Tomes-Higgins Showhouse, Greenwich, Ct., A Mansion in May, and the Nyack Show House. You may have seen my work in design magazines or on the cover of House and Gardens. Let’s talk about how I can help you create a “perfect” piece that is custom styled and finished to meet your needs!

House and Garden - October 2005
Palm Beach Cottages & Gardens - February 2004
Better Homes and Gardens Window and Wall Ideas - Winter 2004 Design Times - December1997/January 1998
Elaine's Decorative Arts 201-385-0045
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